Play and learning combine with opportunities to explore remix, transgression & virality in the context of public health.Learn more about our explorations at In Media Res. 

We are deeply concerned about our Media Education Lab colleague Professor Sait Tuzel, who has been arrested by the Turkish government  

It's been said that the lack of scholarship about the history of media literacy has been a source of some of the conflicts and debates among scholars and practitioners. Media literacy stands at the intersection of the fields of media studies and education, and these scholars have divergent perspectives on the past, present and future of the field.  

Leaders have a clear vision for how digital literacy advances learning. They inspire others by modeling the way and challenging the process. Leaders in digital literacy enable others to act and encourage the heart.

Students' rights to free expression and media literacy in K-12 are on the agenda at the Providence RI State House. 


PROVIDENCE, RI -- In an attempt to continue to showcase new leaders who are advancing digital literacy locally, nationally and internationally, the Media Education Lab announces the opening of a competition for the 2016 Leadership in Digital Literacy Awards.The award will be presented to two individuals who demonstrate exemplary evidence of leadership in

Exploring the Roots of Digital and Media Literacy through Personal Narrative provides a wide-ranging look at the origins, concepts, theories, and practices of the field. This unique, exciting collection of essays by a range of distinguished scholars and practitioners offers insights into the scholars and thinkers who fertilized the minds of those who helped shape the theory and practice of digital and media literacy education.

Chris Lehmann is Confirmed as Keynote Speaker for the 4th Annual Summer Institute in Digital Literacy

Three new PhDs granted in 2015 add luster to an illustrious group of scholars mentored by Renee Hobbs

The results are in - the Librarian of Congress has issued new rules that permit educators to "rip" videos for some educational purposes. Learn more about the new rules here!